People and Portraits 20 to 36 Inch Paintings(633 items)
Welcome to the People and Portraits 20 to 36 Inch Painting Gallery at NOVICA.
Anton Papo Original paintings
"I found Bali to be culturally rich, full of beautiful scenery and art."
"My parents wanted me to study medicine to have a better future, but I was more interested in drawing and art. That's where my spirit is. However, my parents said an artist didn't have a clear future. I... read more
Popular People and Portraits 20 to 36 Inch Paintings
Hindu Goddess Theme Madhubani Painting of Lakshmi, "The Goddess of Prosperity"$39.99
Lovely Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, stands on lotus petals. In two hands she holds lotus blossoms, another holds a water jar, and one hand reaches outward in a gesture of generosity. Lakshmi is the wife of Lord Vishnu and is the goddess of prosperity, purity, chastity and generosity.The Hindu deity comes to life in a colorful Madhubani painting by Devendra Kumar Jha, who draws each meticulous detail freehand. Originating in northern Bihar, Madhubani painting was once used to decorate the floors and walls of homes.
As each painting is an individual creation, each is unique. Colors and motifs may vary slightly from that pictured.
Signed Modern Portrait Coffee Painting from Bali, "Sit And Drink Coffee at Night"$259.99
Indonesian artist Anton Papo visualizes a late night spent out drinking coffee, where he searches for inspiration. He paints this striking composition in a modern style, depicting a late night patron drinking a cup of coffee. Dark colors suggest the dark of night. On the left side of the canvas the artist writes "sit and drink coffee at night." Several words are scratched out, as if to suggest fleeting thoughts.
Expressionist Signed Modern Painting from West Africa, "Reflections at the River"$289.99
Standing tall against the limitless sky, a woman splashes through the shallows at river's edge. She carries a basin on her head, perhaps preparing to do launder or to carry water back to her home. Her feet cause ripples in the shallow pools where her image is reflected in quick little waves. "The closer you get to the river, you see a reflection of yourself," artist Frank Coffie explains. "That is how the river speaks."
Signed Modern Father and Son Painting from Bali, "Me and My Dad Are Not the Same"$209.99
This freestyle painting by Balinese artist Anton Papo reveals the artist's personal, yet whimsical nature. Side-by-side, Papo and his father smile for the viewer beneath the inscription "aku tidak mirip my dad," a combination between two languages that means "me and my dad are not alike." The artist draws inspiration from the relationship he shares with his father, remarking that our differences should be cherished.